Site Name Yandilla and Tummaville, Darling Downs Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Bigambul?
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Toowoomba
Latitude -27.878
Longitude 151.36
Date Between 1 Oct 1842 and 31 Dec 1842
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M more than 6, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Settler, Stockman
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Reported as a ‘set to’, Sydenham Russell, Ralph Gore, Domville Taylor and at least three stockmen made a mounted charge at a campsite of Aboriginal clan (numbering 300) who were allegedly caught rounding up a mob of cattle in broad daylight.
Sources French 1989: 102; Russell 1888: 238-9, 348 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **